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Antlers, Plastic Chews, Rope Toys and More: What’s Safe and What’s Not?

Pet parents are never surprised to find their dog chewing on things—even things they’re not supposed to be chewing. That’s why we purchase a plethora of toys and chews to keep our pups occupied. Unfortunately, not all dog toys are created equal, and some actually pose threats to our dogs’ health. Before you rush to […]

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Your Cat Needs a Private Space, Just for Him or Her

Cat owners quickly get accustomed to saying “where’s the cat?” throughout the day. It’s no surprise to cat lovers when their feline friend doesn’t emerge from its hiding space for hours on end. This is because it needs personal space. Your cat might not always act like it cares about private space—maybe it likes to […]

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Intervention Time: My Dog is a Bully and I Want Him to Stop

Some dogs don’t interact well with other dogs. They might get anxious, shy or intimidated in the presence of strange dogs and not want to socialize. Or, the opposite might occur, and they might be a little too much when interacting with others. Dog bullying is a problem many dog owners don’t realize they have […]

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Pet Technology in 2019: What’s Next & Coming Soon?

How we care for our pets has changed a lot in recent years. Today, watching and caring for a cat or dog often includes incorporating various pieces of technology. From activity monitors to self-cleaning litter boxes, our everyday interactions with pets are being simplified. Transitioning into 2019, more pet-centric devices already are or will soon […]

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How to Take Care of a Dog Who Underwent Surgery

When it comes to post-surgical care for your dog, it is true that there is no such thing as a standard procedure, since surgeries vary for different pets. This is why most veterinarian clinics are willing to keep them post-op, not only to let them recover from their surgeries, but to also keep dogs warm […]

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Nail Trimming May be a Pain, But You Need to Do it for Your Elderly Cat

If you were to ask cat owners what their most dreaded cat grooming experience is, it’s likely that a majority will say trimming their cat’s nails. Trimming nails can feel like a battle with cats, who might even try to use them against you in retaliation. However, just because this grooming process is difficult doesn’t […]

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Missing Mom and Dad: When an Overly-Loving Puppy Becomes a Destructive One

Getting a new puppy is an exciting time, and it can be difficult to spend time away from your precious four-legged friend. However, life doesn’t stop when you adopt a new pet, and you’ll inevitably need to leave your pup to go to work, social events and other happenings. It’s times like these when new […]

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Can Your Cat Give You a Cold?

During cold and flu season, humans make a point to avoid contact with public spaces and other individuals to prevent catching a sickness. It’s easy to avoid sick strangers in public, but avoiding sick family members isn’t quite as simple. But aside from our parents, partners and children, should you be worried about catching an […]

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Making Multi-Animal Households Work with an Overactive Prey Drive

Pet owners who love animals often don’t stop at one or two pets. With careful attention and patience, a devoted pet parent can safely introduce new pets into the home with minimal issues and create a big, happy family with multiple dogs and cats. However, all of this can be thrown off if one or […]

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Catnip Makes My Cat Ornery. Should I Still Give it to Him?

Cat owners are well aware of the mysterious substance called catnip and its intense effects on our four-legged friends. While some cats won’t react at all, some get playful, some get mellow and others get…downright mean. If your cat gets ornery or aggressive when you give it catnip, you’re not alone. It’s actually a pretty […]

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